Students are eligible to apply for the CU Upward Bound Program if they are enrolled in grades 8-11 and reside within one of the 6 target communities or attend one of the 12 target high schools. In addition, prospective CU Upward Bound students satisfy at least one of the following criteria:

• Student is a potential first generation college student (neither parent having a bachelor's degree)

• Student's family meets federal low income guidelines. Refer to Federal TRIO Programs chart listing of 2015 Annual Low Income Levels.